Jack McMahon, Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s defense attorney, spoke to reporters after his client was convicted on three counts of first-degree murder. McMahon said they respect the jury’s verdict, but that his client is “upset” and “disappointed.”
Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell was found guilty this afternoon in a federal court of the first-degree murder of three babies. Gosnell, 72, was also found guilty of manslaughter in the death of a female patient and acquitted of the murder of a fourth baby.
After the verdict, Shepard Smith spoke with Judge Andrew Napolitano about the likelihood that Gosnell will be sentenced to death.
Dr. Kermit Gosnell was found guilty on three counts of first-degree murder. Fox News producer Kristin Brown was inside the courtroom when the jury delivered the verdict. She described Gosnell as “completely taken aback” and “shocked” when he was found guilty of the first-degree murder charges.
A jury has found Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies - babies A, C, and D; he was found not guilty in the death of baby E. Gosnell was also found guilty of manslaughter in the death of a female patient.
A verdict has been reached in the murder trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell. In the 10th day of deliberations, jurors told the judge that they were hung on two counts, then announced they had reached a verdict this afternoon.